Dietetics

Dietetics is a service that helps you access the advice of Dietitian. Dietitians help promote healthy living to prevent and treat illness.

They can advise you on what to eat and help you make healthier lifestyle choices in order to achieve specific health-related goals.

You might need Dietetics if you...

  • Want to achieve or maintain a healthy lifestyle
  • Want to learn more about nutrition and improve your diet
  • Are concerned about your weight
  • Have set a weight goal and need help achieving it

Things you need to know about Dietetics

Limits and benefits
Dietetics limits and benefits change depending on your choice of Extras product, the level of cover you choose and how long you’ve been an HBF member.

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Our Standard Extras, Premium Extras Mid and Premium Extras Plus products, and our Prime Health Package have an annual limit on Dietetics. 

Our Flexi Extras, Ultimate Package and 

Wellness cover have a combined annual maximum on Dietetics. Your combined maximum will be shared with any claims you make on Nutritionist.



If you select Flexi Extras or Wellness coverDietetics will be covered under Nutritionist.  Show less
Conditions

In order to be covered, your treatment must be carried out by an HBF approved Dietitian.

More information

For more specific information about the limits and benefits covered under each policy please call us on 133 423.

Waiting period

There is a waiting period of two months for this service.

We will honour waiting periods already served more info

Products that include Dietetics cover

Dietetics is an Extras service, and is included in the following cover options.

Hospital and Extras Packages

Prime Health Package
From
$44.40 (i)
per week
  • Initial individual consultation
    Benefits
    $33
    Waiting Period
    2 months
    Maximums
    $240
  • Subsequent individual consultations
    Benefits
    $17
    Waiting Period
    2 months
    Maximums
    $240
  • Group consultations
    Benefits
    $8
    Waiting Period
    2 months
    Maximums
    $240
Ultimate Package
From
$90.55 (i)
per week
  • Initial individual consultation
    Benefits
    90% back
    Waiting Period
    2 months
    Maximums
    $800 under 3yrs $1000 3-6yrs $1300 over 6yrs
  • Subsequent individual consultations
    Benefits
    90% back
    Waiting Period
    2 months
    Maximums
    $800 under 3yrs $1000 3-6yrs $1300 over 6yrs
  • Group consultations
    Benefits
    90% back
    Waiting Period
    2 months
    Maximums
    $800 under 3yrs $1000 3-6yrs $1300 over 6yrs

Extras Only

Standard Extras
From
$8.05 (i)
per week
  • Initial individual consultation
    Benefits
    $33
    Waiting Period
    2 months
    Maximums
    $240
  • Subsequent individual consultations
    Benefits
    $17
    Waiting Period
    2 months
    Maximums
    $240
  • Group consultations
    Benefits
    $8
    Waiting Period
    2 months
    Maximums
    $240
Flexi Extras
From
$12.90 (i)
per week
  • Initial individual consultation
    Benefits
    $41
    Waiting Period
    2 months
    Maximums
    $300 under 1yr $350 over 1yr & up to 2yrs $400 over 2yrs & up to 3yrs $450 over 3yrs and under 4yrs $500 over 4yrs Combined annual maximum with Nutritionist
  • Subsequent individual consultations
    Benefits
    $24
    Waiting Period
    2 months
    Maximums
    $300 under 1yr $350 over 1yr & up to 2yrs $400 over 2yrs & up to 3yrs $450 over 3yrs and under 4yrs $500 over 4yrs Combined annual maximum with Nutritionist
  • Group consultations
    Benefits
    $15
    Waiting Period
    2 months
    Maximums
    $300 under 1yr $350 over 1yr & up to 2yrs $400 over 2yrs & up to 3yrs $450 over 3yrs and under 4yrs $500 over 4yrs Combined annual maximum with Nutritionist
Premium Extras Mid
From
$12.15 (i)
per week
  • Initial individual consultation
    Benefits
    $40
    Waiting Period
    2 months
    Maximums
    $300
  • Subsequent individual consultations
    Benefits
    $20
    Waiting Period
    2 months
    Maximums
    $300
  • Group consultations
    Benefits
    $11
    Waiting Period
    2 months
    Maximums
    $300
Premium Extras Plus
From
$19.15 (i)
per week
  • Initial individual consultation
    Benefits
    $54
    Waiting Period
    2 months
    Maximums
    $400
  • Subsequent individual consultations
    Benefits
    $27
    Waiting Period
    2 months
    Maximums
    $400
  • Group consultations
    Benefits
    $11
    Waiting Period
    2 months
    Maximums
    $400